Colonial time line By firstname.lastname@example.org 1590 Roanoke Colony disappears and is called the lost Colony Jon White returned from a long journey he only found Croatoan carved on a tree. Period: 1590 to 1730 1590-1730 1614 Pocahontas and John Rolfe marry On March 1617, Pocahontas and Jon Rolfe prepared to sail back to Virginia but However, the day before they were prepared to leave, Pocahontas died, most likely of smallpox. 1620 Plymouth Colony is founded The Mayflower compact cared about 100 people across the ocean! 1621 Thanksgiving celebration feast The first Thanksgiving was celebrated in 1621 a three day harvest festival. Turkey was not on the menu at the first Thanksgiving. 1626 New York is founded the Dutch created the New Netherlands as a fur trading outpost and their first colony in the New World. 1636 Connecticut is founded The Dutch and English settlers founded settlements in Connecticut in the early 1630's, and the land soon became a British colony. 1638 Delaware is founded Delaware is the second smallest state with a land area of 1,948 square feet. 1651 New York is founded New York used to be known as New Netherland. 1664 New Jersey Colony founded New Jersey is known as one of the breadbasket colonies for how much wheat they make. 1732 Georgia is founded Georgia got its name from King George the second.